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  1. Thread: saddles again

    by Lusoluv
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    I'm mainly a dressage rider, but like to go on...

    I'm mainly a dressage rider, but like to go on the local trails and also go out West to so some pretty intense trail/distance riding in the summer. I used to have an Abetta Endurance and liked it a...
  2. I would inquire with Grelo Farms. Frank Grelo is...

    I would inquire with Grelo Farms. Frank Grelo is a well-respected classical horse master who schooled with Nuno several years in Portugal. Grelo Farms has a website, but I would contact him by...
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    Thanks! I WILL check out the River Boots!!

    Thanks! I WILL check out the River Boots!!
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    You're the second person to recommend the River...

    You're the second person to recommend the River Boots. I'll definitely check them out. Thanks!!
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    Sorry! I should have specified I wanted a...

    Sorry! I should have specified I wanted a leather boot.

    RegentLion: I have Hunter boots. They stayed waterproof for about a year and now they leak ever so slightly. If it's raining or snowy, my...
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    Your favorite chore boots?

    What do you recommend for a good barn boot (doing chores, walking/standing, teaching, etc) that is comfortable? I have the Ariat Terrain boot that is almost worn out. Only reason I'm not buying...
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    Your favorite chore boots?

    What do you recommend for a good barn boot (doing chores, walking/standing, teaching, etc) that is comfortable? I have the Ariat Terrain boot that is almost worn out. Only reason I'm not buying...
  8. I have the soft grip reins by Jeffries and a pair...

    I have the soft grip reins by Jeffries and a pair by Nunn-Finer for my bradoon reins.
  9. The new Bates Innova saddle has adjustable...

    The new Bates Innova saddle has adjustable stirrup bars. The old ones (mine is 4 year old) are set farther back than most standard stock saddles. It was affordable compared to getting something...
  10. They did mine in 2 weeks, but I can't remember if...

    They did mine in 2 weeks, but I can't remember if it was a busy time of the year or not. Definitely call!
  11. Thread: extended trot

    by Lusoluv
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    Generally speaking, when all else is correct...

    Generally speaking, when all else is correct (horse working over it's back, pushing from behind, correct connection to the reins), a longer overall frame will get you a longer stride....in any gait....
  12. Thread: extended trot

    by Lusoluv
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    There are lots of issues with what scores well in...

    There are lots of issues with what scores well in extended trots today. Horses "should" lengthen their frame and be slightly in front of the vertical when doing an extended trot. When this happens...
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    I'm at a "show barn" that does large 2x/day...

    I'm at a "show barn" that does large 2x/day feedings. They've always done it this way vs. breaking up the same amount of feed into multiple small feedings. It's a convenience thing :( I bought a...
  14. I'd try to find a new riding instructor :(

    I'd try to find a new riding instructor :(
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    It could pull a small, Euro-style trailer with...

    It could pull a small, Euro-style trailer with it's own inertia brake system (Brenderup, Fautras, Boeckmann), but not an American style trailer.
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    Someone earlier posted to "remember, this is the...

    Someone earlier posted to "remember, this is the rider that rode the fabulous mare, Blu Hors Matine". I remember that ride where everyone was posting the WEG video of the lovely mare. She was soaked...
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    Thanks for everyone's feedback! The reason I'm...

    Thanks for everyone's feedback! The reason I'm looking at the trailer stalls so carefully is because for the first time, my horse gave me a little trouble loading up last year on our last trip home....
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    Hauling 1 horse in the R-side stall...

    I've been taught when hauling 1 horse in a 2-horse straight load trailer, the horse needs to be in the left side's stall. I've always done this. I have a polymer-based stall divider that flexes ever...
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    Imagine my surprise when I got a call from a new...

    Imagine my surprise when I got a call from a new barn I just moved into that I'd "better get a cribbing strap for my horse". What?!?! He'd NEVER cribbed - never even hinted at it! I got him as an...
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    Heard he is moving to HavenSafe Farm.

    Heard he is moving to HavenSafe Farm.
  21. Belgian, thank you SO much for this explanation! ...

    Belgian, thank you SO much for this explanation! I had seen riders at the Portuguese Alter Real stud had these tall hose as well...always wondered why knowing that there must be a practical (if no...
  22. Why do many of the riders have long hose or socks...

    Why do many of the riders have long hose or socks that rise above their boot tops? Just wondering....
  23. I love my Uvex helmet. Airy, light and...

    I love my Uvex helmet. Airy, light and comfortable. So many models to choose from that you don't HAVE to spend a lot...unless you want to :)
  24. I posted earlier about the St. Georges trailer....

    I posted earlier about the St. Georges trailer. When I got it 2 years ago, folks at my barn came over, looking at it from the exterior, asking if it was a 1-horse cuz "it looks so small"! I'm at a...
  25. When I bought my St Georges trailer, I visited a...

    When I bought my St Georges trailer, I visited a dealer who lived and kept her horses next door to the sales lot. The trailer is 7.5 feet tall, forget how long (it's on the website) and she loaded...
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